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Hiba Mahmud

Hiba Mahmud

Senior Associate

Abu Dhabi

+971 2 205 5300

Hiba Mahmud is a Senior Associate in our Dispute Resolution team, based in our Abu Dhabi office and handles a wide range of general commercial dispute resolution work. She has extensive experience in dealing with proceedings before the UAE courts and those of other Middle Eastern states. She also has extensive experience in both local and international arbitration proceedings, including ICC, DIFC-LCIA and DIAC arbitrations. Hiba has acted for government and private clients in general commercial, oil and gas, real estate, asset recovery and employment disputes.

Prior to joining Hadef & Partners, Hiba was an associate at CMS Cameron McKenna in Dubai and at Clyde & Co in London and Dubai where she trained and qualified as a Solicitor.

Hiba has a BA in Law and Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and is admitted as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and an Attorney of the State of New York. She is fluent in English and Arabic.

  • “Since our appointment of Hadef & Partners in 2020, we have been delighted with the level of client service and quality of work from the Disputes team, led by Salih Ahnaish and assisted by Hiba Mahmoud. In our view, they operate at a higher level to that of any other law firm we have previously worked with.”

    Hanein Raya, Legal Advisor, Airolink International Construction LLC